Busy Philipps might have a brand new talk show on E!, but she has been in this industry for quite a while.
While Busy Tonight is Philipps’ first job at the late night world, the mother of two has made a splash on both big and tiny screens. The blond industry vet broke onto the scene at the Paul Feig-created and Judd Apatow-produced adolescent comedy Freaks and Geeks.
Though the series was short lived, it became a cult classic and is a favorite among lovers of all ages. However, Busy’s acting career did not stop there as she moved to land starring roles at other notable TV jobs and films. We all know this for a fact because we did a deep dive in to her resume!
To get a closer look in Busy’s finest functions, make certain to check out the pictures below!
Freaks and Geeks
Busy’s first significant role was as poor woman Kim Kelly at the Paul Feig-created and Judd Apatow-produced adolescent comedy Freaks and Geeks. She starred alongside James Franco, who played her love interest.
Philipps then proceeded onto another notable adolescent show, since she had been cast as Audrey Liddell on Dawson’s Creek. Her function as Katie Holmes’ character college roommate landed a Teen Choice Awards nomination for”TV – Choice Sidekick.”
Busy went to provide a LOL-worthy functionality in the’04 big-screen comedy White Chicks.
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Philipps played with a persuasive physician during her 19 episode-stint on ER.
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I Don’t Know How She Does It
The Busy Tonight host attracted the sass with this huge screen project.
Busy had us laughing out loud in this Courteney Cox-led sitcom.
The mom of 2 flaunted her comedy chops once again starring in HBO’s humor Vice Principals. Philipps depicted Danny McBride’s humorous ex wife.
The business vet has appeared in many episodes of Drunk History and most recently portrayed Rose Valland within an event narrated by Tiffany Haddish.
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I Feel Pretty
Lively played Amy Schumer’s supportive bestie from the’18 comedy movie I Feel Pretty.
Lively Tonight premieres Sunday, Oct. 28, in 10 p.m., just on E!